Expired on day of Admission

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by GenaP GenaP (New) New

Hello!

We had a new admission who was admitted under Med A at 5PM and expired at 11:55PM the same day of admission. Should I open a 5-day assessment? I'm not sure because I think we cannot bill for that day...

Talino

Talino

Specializes in ER CCU MICU SICU LTC/SNF. 1,010 Posts

You get paid for the day. Complete a 5-day and End of PPS part A stay. You only don't get paid if discharged to a hospital or another SNF.